A Practical Approach to Signals and Systems / Edition 1

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"A Practical Approach to Signals and Systems is an excellent resource for the electrical engineering student or professional to quickly gain an understanding of signal analysis concepts - concepts all electrical engineers will eventually encounter no matter what their specialization. For aspiring engineers in signal processing, communication, and control, the topics presented will form a sound foundation to their future study, while allowing them to quickly move on to more advanced topics in the area." Scientists in chemical, mechanical, and biomedical areas will also benefit from this book, as increasing overlap with electrical engineering solutions and applications will require a working understanding of signals. Compact and self contained, A Practical Approach to Signals and Systems can be used for courses or self-study, or as a reference book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470823538
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/29/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

D. Sundararajan is a consultant in digital signal processing at NewTech Software Pt. Ltd in Bangalore India. He has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in digital signal processing, engineering mathematics, programming, operating systems and digital logic design at Concordia University, Canada and Nanyang Technological Institute, Singapore. Sundararajan is the principal inventor of the latest family of Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) algorithms, and has published two books on DFT and related areas. He also wrote a lab manual for the Digital Electronics Course at Concordia University, and has three patents in fast Fourier transforms. Over the course of his engineering career he has held positions at the National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore, the National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, working on the design of digital and analog signal processing systems. Sundararajan holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Madras University, an M.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Chennai, and a Ph.D. in the same from Concordia University.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Discrete Signals 5

3 Continuous Signals 29

4 Time-domain Analysis of Discrete Systems 53

5 Time-domain Analysis of Continuous Systems 79

6 The Discrete Fourier Transform 101

7 Fourier Series 123

8 The Discrete-time Fourier Transform 151

9 The Fourier Transform 183

10 The z-Transform 227

11 The Laplace Transform 259

12 State-space Analysis of Discrete Systems 293

13 State-space Analysis of Continuous Systems 317

App. A Transform Pairs and Properties 337

App. B Useful Mathematical Formulas 349

Answers to Selected Exercises 355

Index 377

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